REMC votes to reduce board compensation, end insurance benefitsIn their monthly board meeting held Monday evening, members of the UDWI REMC Board of Directors approved a new compensation structure for members of the board proposed by the Board Compensation Committee. The committee, made up of board members John Royal, David Burger and Jimmy Jackson, gathered compensation data and board practices from similar electric cooperatives in the region as well as nationwide, getting recommendations from many and studying the examples of others...
Our Opinion: A few voices can spark big changeThe next time you begin to think a few voices among the masses cannot make a difference, stop and consider the progress made by members of Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC. In recent years, a handful of members became aware of some suspected improprieties and took a stand. While some people made accusations they were just “stirring the pot,” recent allegations indicate the accusations may very well be true...
Lyons Raceway Park now Wagler Motorsports ParkLyons Raceway Park in Lyons has changed hands from Brent Jones to Jeremy Wagler, owner of Wagler Competition Products in Odon. In addition to being a raceway, Wagler is also converting the park to become a private motorsports training and testing facility that will focus on special events for the first year...
County celebrates jail groundbreakingCounty leaders gathered at the Greene County Jail Thursday afternoon to celebrate a groundbreaking of the upcoming expansion project. The roughly $14.8 million expansion will bring the count at the jail to 288 beds, with the fully-built pod on the east side of the jail adding 26 two-man cells, 12 four-man cells and three dormitory areas with a total of 104 beds. ...
WRV Schools attain ‘Red Wagon’ statusAt a recent meeting of the WRV School Board, District Superintendent Bob Hacker announced WRV Schools’ new status as a Red Wagon Corporation for its philanthropic efforts in supporting Riley Hospital for Children (RCH). “To attain Red Wagon status, a district must raise enough money to give one dollar per student to RCH, which we have done,” said Hacker. ...
Abel found guilty of murderAfter roughly 30 minutes of deliberation, the jury has come back with a verdict on the three counts against William Levi Abel.
Student makes verbal threat at Bloomfield TuesdayA Bloomfield Junior/Senior High School student has been suspended after reportedly making a verbal threat at the end of the school day Tuesday. Bloomfield School District and Bloomfield Police Department issued statements about the incident online, via the school’s website and the department’s Facebook page...
Turkey season is once again upon us
Posted Monday, April 25, 2016, at 11:22 PM
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